COVID-19 Government Response Tracker extends to economic and testing measures

Pioneering tool to track and compare policy responses of governments tackling COVID-19 around the world now includes information about testing, contact tracing and income support

The University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government has expanded its pioneering research on tracking governments’ policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak to include measures such as income support to citizens, testing regime or emergency investments into healthcare.

The Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker – launched last March and now counting data from more than 160 countries (including China, South Korea, Italy, UK and USA) – systematically records government responses to the virus worldwide on 17 indicators, such as school closures and travel restrictions.

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